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Re: bootstrap broken on mingw (was: Re: AVR port broken on 4.3 20080215 snapshot)

On Feb 17, 2008 12:41 PM, FX Coudert <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I also see this failure on a native build for i386-pc-mingw32, so
> this is probably a mingw issue. Since i686-pc-mingw32 is a seconday
> platform, this makes it a release blocker (I've marked it as such in
> bugzilla, and gave it P1 status; I hope that was the right thing to do).
> The error here is the same:
> > ../../trunk/gcc/doc//invoke.texi:1243: @include `/home/FX/ibin/
> > gcc/../../trunk/gcc/../libiberty/at-file.texi': No such file or
> > sdirectory.
> What's interesting is that the file actually exists:
> > $ wc -l /home/FX/ibin/gcc/../../trunk/gcc/../libiberty/at-file.texi
> >      15 /home/FX/ibin/gcc/../../trunk/gcc/../libiberty/at-file.texi
> Thus, I suspect some sort of absolute vs. relative path issue, to
> which mingw (and especially the MSYS environment) is often very
> sensitive. For example, bootstrap only work if you use a relative
> path to configure.

Actually there seems to be a recent change "backward" to that logic:

2008-02-13  Ralf Wildenhues  <>

        PR other/35148
        * (gcc-vers.texi): Use abs_srcdir for the value of

and we have PR35218 which seems to be the same issue?


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